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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Friesland.
  • adj. this sense?) (Netherlands) Of or pertaining to West Friesland.
  • proper n. A language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland, in the north of the Netherlands; West Lauwers Frisian, one of the three West Frisian languages (or language varieties).
  • proper n. this sense?) (Netherlands) A dialect spoken in West Friesland in the province of North Holland, historically related to the language spoken in Friesland.


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  • Among the other languages featured at Liet this year are Asturian, spoken by about 250,000 residents of northern Spain, Vepsian, with about 6,000 native speakers in Russia's Karelia region and West Frisian, spoken by about half a million people in the north of the Netherlands.


  • For instance the Netherlands has to protect West Frisian, Limburgish, Low Saxon, Romani and Yiddish.



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